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Construction News has launched its annual mental health survey for the third year running to investigate the mental health of the industry’s workforce.
This year we’ve featured Mark Thurston’s first full interview as HS2 boss, touched upon mental health with Trad chief Des Moore, and gone behind the scenes at the notoriously secretive McAlpine with its CEO Paul Hamer – here’s our top 5 interviews.
Balfour Beatty wants to eliminate methods that lead to workplace injuries such as hand arm vibration syndrome (HVAS), its head of health and safety has said.
The issue of suicide has been in the spotlight over recent weeks, following World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September through to World Mental Health Day, which is taking place today.
‘Nudging’ – using psychological techniques to influence people’s behaviour – was employed by former PM David Cameron and is now being applied in the construction industry. But how effective is it? Lucy Alderson takes a look.
From 2014 to 2017, some 80,000 construction workers reported suffering from a medical condition caused or made worse by their work. Lucy Alderson looks at the most common problems – and best practice for tackling them.
Tier ones are starting to “up their game” in addressing the industry’s mental health problem but more work needs to be done, according to Skanska UK CEO and president Gregor Craig.